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Living Rent is looking for an Operational Manager

Our wee union is getting bigger!

Living Rent started in October 2014, with a few people in a room and no money in the bank. You know the story since, with hundreds of members joining Living Rent and recognising that what we do is  crucial to changing Scotland's housing landscape. With the support of our wonderful organisers, the union has now reached more than 850 members, empowered hundreds of tenants to challenge the gross housing inequalities we all face and supported renters time and again to win cases. In order to support the administration, financial framework  and general infrastructure of Living Rent, we have decided to hire a part-time operational manager. This will, we hope, strengthen the union and ensure that Living Rent will continue its fantastic growth in the years to come.

You can find the job advert below:

Operations manager

10 £/h, 22.5h/week [£18200 pro rata per annum], Glasgow or Edinburgh, 12-month fixed contract. 

Living Rent is looking for an operations manager to oversee the general administration of the organisation. This role will encompass a wide array of tasks including elements of administration, financial management, HR and office management.

You will work closely with Living Rent’s staff members and national committee and will bottom line the administration and smooth running of Living Rent.

The role requires an experienced and self-confident candidate with a strong commitment to social justice and a willingness to work flexibly.  Tasks are liable to include overseeing the finances of the organisation, maintaining Living Rent’s membership database, producing membership reports for the National Committee and the administrative duties of Living Rent amongst others. Work location will either be from Living Rent’s office in Glasgow or based from home, and regular travel between Edinburgh and Glasgow will be required.

This role requires experience of financial administration.

You can find the job specification (here). If interested, please read the job specification and send a CV, covering letter and equal opportunities monitoring form (see here) by Friday the 22nd of November 5pm. You can post them to Living Rent, at Office 617, 12 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1DDA,  or ideally e-mail them with the subject matter: ‘Job Application’ to: [email protected]

This is a part-time (22.5h per week) role with some flexible working. 

Closing date: Friday the 22nd of November, 5pm

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